Pre-Register Now! Events Begin on March 6!

Festival events will be available to view on March 6 beginning at 9:00 am. Most festival events will be taking place live and will allow you to chat and ask the author/authors questions! More »

2021 Presenting Author Schedule

The Presenting Author Schedule is ready! View our offerings and make a personalized list of sessions you'd like to see. More »

You're Invited to the Festival Friday Night Kick-Off!

Join us Friday, March 5 at 5:30pm for this special pre-festival event with some of the biggest names in literature! More »

2021 Exhibitor Marketplace

Check out the virtual exhibitor marketplace. See what is happening with our exhibitors this week! More »

2021 Virtual Indie Pavilion Authors (A-Z)

An alphabetical list (by last name) of pavilion authors participating in the 2021 Virtual Festival. More »

2021 Presenting Authors (A-Z)

View our list of authors, alphabetically sorted by last name. More »

2021 Presenting Authors (by genre)

A list of 2021 festival authors listed by genre. More »

Literary Award Winners 2021

We have winners! Read about our 2021 Literary Awards Writing Competition awardees and workshop. More »

Presenting the Explore STEM Series!

Tucson Festival of Books and Roche Diagnostics present this fun series combining science and literacy! More »

Introducing the Author Q & A Series!

First up: Meet T. Jefferson Parker More »

Disability Access Information

Information about accessibility for the virtual festival be found here! More »

Worlds of Words Imagination Fridays

FRIDAYS FROM 1:00-1:40 P.M. ON ZOOM More »

An Interview with Bestselling Author W. Bruce Cameron - Now On Facebook!

There is never a dull moment in this new virtual world! More »

Volunteering in 2021

The 2021 TFOB will be entirely online! More »

Teen Audio Interviews with Festival Authors!!

This year's Festival of Books may have been canceled, but not all was lost! More »

Festival Founders Award

The Founders Award, established in 2011, honors literary achievement that has captivated our imagination and whose body of work will be an inspiration to readers, writers and booklovers. More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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